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Study Says SEC Inflates Enforcement Statistics


Litigation, Public Companies and Securities A recent study by Urska Velikonja, Emory University School of Law; University of Chicago – Law School, analyzes the enforcement statistics the SEC publishes.  The abstract to the study reads as follows:  “Every October, after the end of its fiscal year, the Securities and Exchange Commission releases its annual enforcement report, detailing its activity for […] Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2015

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SEC Seeks Respect for its In-House Court

Litigation, Public Companies and Securities SEC administrative proceedings have long been viewed as a one-sided rocket docket tilted toward giving the SEC every advantage possible.  In response, the SEC has proposed... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2015


Proxy Access: Round 2 Begins

Public Companies and Securities Shareholder proponent James McRitchie, who was successful in persuading the SEC to reconsider its no-action position with Whole Foods on proxy access, has hinted at his intentions... Read more →

by   |   September 24, 2015

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SEC Charges Investment Adviser with Cybersecurity Violations

Consumer Protection, Investment Advisers, Uncategorized The SEC recently commenced a settled enforcement action against an investment adviser, R.T. Jones Capital Equities Management, Inc., for cybersecurity matters.  Press reports... Read more →

by   |   September 23, 2015